London: Croydon Empire

Country: England, United Kingdom
City: London
Borough: London Borough of Croydon
Location: Croydon, 94 North End

First venue on the site opened 1800 as "Theatre Royal". 1898 rebuilding, re-opened as "New Theatre Royal". Renamed "Hippodrome Theatre". 1906 rebuilding by W. G. R. Sprague. Re-opened as "Empire Theatre of Varieties". Also used as a cinema. 1953 renamed "Eros Cinema". Closed 30 May 1959. Subsequently demolished in favour of shops.

Links:, Theatres Trust, CinemaTreasures, Wikidata

London: Croydon Empire Front Text: "The Croydon Empire, North End", signed: N. Charlesworth 1988
Reverse Text: "Drawn by Nicholas Charlesworth"
Publisher: The Badger Press, Westbury; Vaudeville Postcards
Size: Classic
Not sent.

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